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Wednesday April 25, 2018 04:33 PM

Two suspected New JMB militants held in Bogra

  • Published at 01:41 PM March 22, 2018
  • Last updated at 03:19 PM March 22, 2018
Two suspected New JMB militants held in Bogra
Sagor (left) and Niloy (right)

They have been handed over to the Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crimes (CTTC) unit immediately after the arrests were made

Police have arrested two suspected members of banned militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (New JMB) from Shibganj area in Bogra.

The arrestees are Hadisur Rahman Sagor alias Julfiqar alias Saad Bin Abu Waqqas alias Toufiq, 36, of Md Harun Or Rashid of Joypurhat, and Akram Hossain Niloy, 24, son of Abu Torab Khan of Kishoreganj.

They were handed over to the Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crimes (CTTC) unit immediately after their arrest on Wednesday.

Dhaka Metropolitan Police’s Deputy Commissioner (media) Masudur Rahman confirmed the matter to Dhaka Tribune.

CTTC sources said Sagar was one of the suspected fugitive accused in the case of Holey Artisan attack in Gulshan and Niloy was the main coordinator and financer of plan to bomb the Mourning Day procession at Dhanmondi 32 on August 15, 2017.

Sources said information related to militant activities found in the mobile phones recovered from the arrestees.

CTTC’s Deputy Commissioner Muhibul Islam Khan said the arrestees will be sent to court on Thursday.

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